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Eric Barker stashed this in Diabolical Plans For World Domination
Just like Lean Startup: Experiment, Analyze, and Synthesize.
Howard Gardner studied geniuses like Picasso, Freud and Stravinsky and found a similar pattern of analyzing, testing and feedback:
â€¦Creative individuals spend a considerable amount of time reflecting on what they are trying to accomplish, whether or not they are achieving success (and, if not, what they might do differently).
Chris Rock makes â€ślittle betsâ€ť in order to improve his comedy:
For a full routine, Rock tries hundreds (if not thousands) of preliminary ideas, out of which only a handful will make the final cutâ€¦ By the time Rock reaches a big showâ€” say an HBO special or an appearance on David Lettermanâ€” his jokes, opening, transitions, and closing have all been tested and retested rigorously. Developing an hour-long act takes even top comedians from six months to a year.